Invercargill

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Invercargill
Waihōpai (Māori)
Spring in Esk Street, Invercargill
Spring in Esk Street, Invercargill
Invercargill City's location within the South Island
Invercargill City's location within the South Island
Coordinates: 46°24′47″S 168°20′51″E / 46.41306°S 168.34750°E / -46.41306; 168.34750
Kintra  New Zealand
Island South Island
Region Southland
Territorial authority Invercargill City
Settled bi Europeans 1853
Govrenment
 • Mayor Tim Shadbolt
 • Deputy Mayor Darren Ludlow
Aurie
 • Territorial 389 km2 (150 sq mi)
 • Urban 115 km2 (44 sq mi)
Population (June 2017)[1]
 • Territorial 54,800
 • Density 140/km2 (360/sq mi)
 • Urban 50,800
 • Urban density 440/km2 (1,100/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Invercargillite
Time zone NZST (UTC+12)
 • Simmer (DST) NZDT (UTC+13)
Postcode(s) 9810, 9812
Aurie code(s) 03
Wabsteid icc.govt.nz

Invercargill (Māori: Waihōpai)[2] is the soothmaist an wastmaist ceety in New Zealand, an ane o the soothmaist ceeties in the warld. It is the commercial centre o the Southland region. It lees in the hert o the wide expanse o the Southland Plains on the Oreti or New River some 18 km north o Bluff, whik is the soothmaist toun in the Sooth Island. It sits amid rich fermland that is bordered bi lairge auries o conservation laund an marine reserves, includin Fiordland Naitional Pairk coverin the sooth-wast corner o the Sooth Island an the Catlins coastal region.

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Coordinates: 46°24′47″S 168°20′51″E / 46.41306°S 168.34750°E / -46.41306; 168.34750

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